News Headlines April 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines April 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Woman killed, baby abducted during outing with friend
Alumni, others tackle Covenant University for shaving students’ hair
Obaseki sacks commissioner over sweepers’ protest
N12.5bn loot: I’m not a thief, Jang tells FG
Okocha brought magic to Premier League – Ex-Hull coach
Six passengers, driver die in Lagos crashes
Okowa is a failure, says ex-speaker Ochei
Herdsmen kill man, wife, two children in Taraba
Buhari okays $1bn equipment for military
Reject ambitious critics, Presidency tells Nigerians
Dapchi: Leah’s mum to attend Abuja prayer session today
Prosecutor remanded for aiding suspects’ escape
Martins out for seven months
FG demands justice for Rep’s son killed in UK
Juve bicycle kick one of my finest goals – Ronaldo
Do Nigerians have right to record policemen doing something illegal?
Pastor defiles 12-year-old housemaid
Obaseki sacks commissioner over sweepers’ protest
UPDATED: Bio Baada wins Sierra Leone presidential election
Oyegun: Govs back Buhari, APC to meet on fresh congresses
Prosecutor remanded for aiding suspects’ escape
LASG seals firm over emissions
Flavour’s concert: Police call for victims
N12.5bn loot: I’m not a thief, Jang tells FG
INEC issues notice of 2018 Ekiti gov election
Supreme Court of living, dying and dead cases (1)
APGA chief laments poverty in Imo
MPC wants reduced allocations to FG, states, LGs
FBNH, Diamond Bank, others miss annual results deadline
OPEC March oil output dropped to 11-month low
Domestic debt servicing gulps N3.72tn in three years
Credit reporting vital to bad loan management–CBAN
Fresh port congestion looms over bridge, road closure
Downpour, protests, blunder mar C’Games opening
Why I am supporting sports – Wike
Kwara moves to rehabilitate damaged stadium
‘Black Panther’ becomes 10th highest grossing movie of all time
[VIDEO] Where are Africans? Critics ask Deola Sagoe over advert
Saudi’s first cinema to open on April 18
I almost died 24 hours to my wedding, Nollywood actor Kevin Uvo reveals
BBNNaija: My parents are proud of me, says ex-housemate, Bam Bam
For Timi, a harvest of reminiscences
WHO issues new guide on tobacco
Tracking progress in infertility treatment
Marijuana could help lower opioid addiction – Study
How blockchain can reduce business risks, increase trust
Facebook to offer clearer terms on privacy, data use
How data breach can hurt your business
Rumour: is it time for Tecno to release a refresh to the Camon smartphone range?
EDITORIAL; AfCTA: Facilitating free trade in Africa
APC and PDP’s goalless draw
Re: Why state sponsored poisoning in the UK affects us all
Interrogating the Land Use Charge
On that Oba of Benin’s invocation

ThisDay

APC Governors Close Ranks with Buhari, Ditch Oyegun, Exco
Party prepares for congresses, convention, NEC to meet Monday
MPC Retains MPR at 14%, Urges Savings to Guard Against Oil Price Shocks
US, UK Envoys Meet with Otedola, Discuss Investment Opportunities
Buhari Okays Release of $1bn from ECA to Fight Insecurity
More Facts Emerge on How Cambridge Analytica Used Violent Video Before Nigeria’s Election
Herdsmen Kill Four in Fresh Attack in Taraba
OPEC’s March Oil Output Sinks to 11-month Low
Ex-Tanzanian President Lists Impediments to Investing in Africa
PDP Demands Full Disclosure on Buhari’s Trip to London
Port Congestion Looms over Planned Closure of Wharf Road, Marine Bridge in Apapa,
Two Soldiers, Many Bandits Feared Killed in Zamfara Shootout
Ooni of Ife Urges Kaduna Senators to Support El-Rufai
Okowa, Uduaghan Mull Revival of Warri, Koko Seaports
Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Others Mourn as Third Lawmaker, Bukar Dies Within a Month
Nigerian Embassy in Washington Explains Sack of 15 Staff
Nigeria to Start Electricity Trading within W’African Region in June
NDDC, Local Content Taxes Are Major Challenges of Oil Industry, Says Baru
Milan Nigeria Still under Receivership, Manager Insists
Anyaoku Mourns Winnie Mandela
Nigeria Begins Profiling of NGOs to Combat Terrorism Financing
DSS, Police Arrest Ekiti Assembly Minority Leader
Buhari Directs NEMA to Assess Damage Caused by Herdsmen-Farmers’ Clashes
Fashola, Dangote, Ajumogobia, Others to Attend UNILAG Law Faculty Lecture
Methodist Church Holds Its Annual Synod
Catholic Bishop Plans Meeting with Parents of Leah Sharibu
Bauchi Group Faults FG for Labelling Bala Mohammed Treasury Looter
Sokoto to Repeal Obsolete Laws as IGR Jumps by 98%
Edo Fertilizer Plant Begins Sales to Farmers
Benue Assembly Passes N190bn Budget for 2018
Environmental NGO Backs Litigation Against Shell in Netherlands
Oyo Sets up Taskforce on Kidnappings
Niger Communities Plead with FG to Retain Soldiers in Five LGAs
Man Sentenced to Death for Robbery in Ekiti
Man Hacks Son to Death in Enugu
Lagos Moves to Tackle Arms Proliferation, Gender-based Crimes, Others
‘Poor Infrastructure, Others May Hinder African Free Trade Deal’
Group Seeks Tax Incentive for CSR Projects
Eco-farming Can Solve Hunger, ClimateCrises, Experts say
FCMB Group Records 34% Decline in Profit, Declares 10 Kobo Dividend
Four Top Reasons Your Small Business Will Fail
Seven Discos Fail to Pay NBET in January
INEC Gives Election Notice for Ekiti Guber Poll
Adediran: We Need More Women in Politics
THE PATH OF CONSISTENCY AND INTEGRITY
Tackling Threat to Food Security
Leaving an Inheritance for Your Children
Addressing Nigeria’s Low Life Expectancy
Nigeria Loses N300b Annually to Prevention, Treatment of Malaria
‘Brain Drain, Funding Greatest Threats to Health Sector’
WHARC Partners Community on Maternal, Infant Mortality
Empower 54, Promasidor Align to Fight Malnutrition in Africa
Okocha Brought Magic to EPL, Says Phil Brown
NPFL: Red Hot Lokosa Hits Goal Number 14 for Kano Pillars
Champions League: Brilliant Reds Hammer City 3-0, Barca Beats Roma
CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba Departs for Jo’burg
Obafemi Martins out Of Nigeria’s World Cup Plans
Former Chelsea’s Coach, Ray Wilkins, is Dead
Beyond The Banditry in Zamfara
Editorial: THE MONKEYS IN GBAGADA

The Sun

Kalu establishes N100m endowment chair in UI
Obaseki sacks commissioner, GM
Police destroy gun factory, recover 146 rifles in Ebonyi
APC govs shop for new chairman
• Agree with Buhari’s ‘no tenure elongation’ stance, settle for elective convention •NEC holds
Presidency boasts over Buhari’s achievement
US, UK envoys visit Otedola, hold talks on economy
Insecurity: Gunmen wipe out family of 4 in Taraba
SWAN makes Wike grand patron
Igbo are Jews, says Bishop Orizu
3 die in Lagos accident
Jang, Aliyu challenge FG on alleged looters’ list
Primorg, INEC collaborate on continuous voter registration in FCT
PDP demands full disclosure of Buhari’s London trip
Ekiti 2018: Suspended lawmaker arrested, flown to Abuja
Kalu establishes N100m endowment chair in UI
…Visits Olubadan, rallies support for Buhari
Lawyers tackle police over parade of suspects
•’It’s unconstitutional, violates suspects’ rights’ •No, we parade suspects to reduce
A parliament without accountability
That presidential amnesty
The politics of looters’ list
Absence of leadership with ideology in Nigeria
Idle minds: Woes of an unproductive population
Lagos holds security summit Monday
Strange illness kills 10 In Jigawa
Obasanjo attack: Buhari must sit up -Aremu
Ekiti guber: Campaign begins April 15–INEC
• Another ex-deputy gov dumps PDP
I have no fear wining Ekiti governorship election –Olowo
Imo bigger than one person –Oguegbu, PDP chieftain
Nigeria’s economy on upward trend, inspires investments –Sanchini, Bridgestone Director, Middle East/Africa
FCMB reports N170bn gross revenue
…Declares 10k dividend
Local airlines under close watch to forestall accidents –NCAA
Russia 2018: Eagles need world class psychologist –Mustapha
CAFCC: Enyimba, Akwa Utd jet out for continental duels
Rwanda closes thousands of churches, dozens of mosques
• President Kagame expresses shock over high number of worship houses
UK nerve gas attack: Russia’s bid for joint poisoning inquiry fails
Austrian govt bans headscarf for girls
Katsina senator dies at 63
• Buhari, Saraki, Ekweremadu, Masari mourn
At Tinubu’s colloquium, APC, Buhari kick off 2019 presidential campaign
EDITORIAL: Freedom for Leah Sharibu and the Chibok girls
How Ibarapa will become model in combating TB in Nigeria – Experts
Niger governor does not deserve another term -Umoru
Lawyers tackle police over parade of suspects
•’It’s unconstitutional, violates suspects’ rights’ •No, we parade suspects to reduce crime – Police
Don’t use your back as crane. It could be a ticking bomb for back pain!
Burundanga: Ladies beware!!!
Man can be nourished on myths not bones
‘Elephant Ondo’ and our caveman spirit
PDP: Needless apology

The Nation

‘Why we laid off workers at Nigeria’s embassy’
Facebook says data leak hits 87m users, widening privacy scandal
Opposition’s candidate, Julius Bio wins Sierra Leone’s presidential poll
Oyegun loses extension bid as Buhari stays firm
Three dead, six injured as concrete road sign falls on bus
MPC predicts fragile but promising growth
Buhari releases $1 billion to battle insurgency
Ekiti 2018: INEC issues election notice
Fed Govt to deregister NGOs over terrorism, money laundering
Afe Babalola to school owners: don’t go into education for profit
US, UK envoys, Otedola hold talks on economy
Obasanjo to ICAN: you’ll incur govt’s displeasure with planned index
CJN’s order: Have heads of courts complied?
Buhari: Fed Govt in aggressive pursuit of investments
Is Katsina becoming one-party state?
Medical students battles UNIBEN over eviction
Students donate blood to save child-patients
Arsenal wary of rejuvenated Musa
Okpekpe Race: expect a bigger event – Amodu
CBN JUNIOR TENNIS: Aderemi upsets No. 1 seed Ekpeyong
Expect something good, says Aruna Quadri
Abiodun leads Nigeria against Belize, Malaysia in table tennis
Flavour adds garnishing as Rangers hit Yobe 3-0
Tributes pour in as midfield maestro Wikkins dies
Ahamba: Imo governor not exclusive right of Owerri Zone
Ondo community protests against lawmaker’s purported endorsement for 2019
Fuji musician, K1 takes medical trip to Canada
BBNaija: Tobi relives story of female ‘toaster’
BBNaija’s Bisola plays alongside Zack Orji, others in ‘PayDay’
Nigeria tops Africa’s TB chat, fourth globally
‘Nigerian scientists confirm power of Jobelyn’
Lagos NUJ extends health screening
Protest aftermath: Govt to create jobs in disturbed community
Three dead, six injured as concrete road sign falls on bus
Community cries out over alleged BEDC’s illegal levies, power cut
Rivers to ban street trading
Why Obaseki sacked commissioner
Nigeria counting blessings – Garba Shehu
Apple discloses gender-pay gap at UK operations
‘How we escaped $25m debt trap’
‘How maths can help Nigeria’s tech development’
‘Support Aregbesola’s education reforms’
Visionscape promises cleaner Lagos
Buhari: Fed Govt in aggressive pursuit of investments
Procurement bureau asks surveyors to fight graft
Access Bank, PayAttitude, Unified Payments partner

Vanguard

Eagles’ll Do Wonders In Russia — Akinwunmi
Footwear Academy Wins ‘Made In Aba’ Hackathon Challenge
OSCE 1983 Alumni Hold Reunion
24-Year-Old Man Arrested Over His Grandmother’s Murder
Pay Your Taxes, Hold Govt Accountable —Bayelsa Deputy Gov
Credit Bureaux Have Deepened SMEs Sector In Nigeria — Operator
Understanding Restructuring
APC Presidential Primary: I‘ll Beat Buhari, Others — Garba
Why We Sacked 15 Staff — Nigerian Embassy In Washington DC
Another Crisis Brews Between Aguleri, Umueri
MOSOP Flays Actions Of FG, Shell In Ogoni
Alleged $49.8bn Unremitted Oil Funds: Why Diezani Was Not Indicted—Makarfi
Bus Driver, Music Teacher Docked Over Rape Of 8-Yr-Old Schoolgirl
France Friendly: 9 Foreign-Based Pros Arrive Falcons Camp
Winnie Mandela: Sacrificed But NEVER SILENCED
Afejuku Blames Decay In Itsekiri Communities On Poor Representation
‘Jay Jay’ Okocha Brought Magic To EPL — Phil Brown
Alleged $49.8bn unremitted oil funds: Why Diezani was not indicted—Makarfi
Insecurity: Dan-Ali assures release of Dapchi schoolgirl
Buhari, APC, Saraki, Dogara, others mourn as Senator Bukar die
24 APC govs back Buhari to end Oyegun, others’ tenure
Don’t listen to voices of critics with selfish, ulterior motives, Presidency advises Nigerians
Gunmen wipe out Taraba family of 4 despite military presence
Update: Why CBN retained Monetary Policy Rate at 14%
Jonathan managed Nigerian economy better than Buhari – PDP
Inclusion of Bala Mohammed in alleged looter’s list: Constituency members disagree with Lai Mohammed
Buhari can’t spent $1bn on arms procurement until NASS approves – Murray- Bruce
Fayose alleges Buhari’s approval of $1bn for arms meant for president’s re-election
Shakes up in Edo Civil Service
Assad will pay for sarin attack, West vows
Nigeria must avoid mind games — Semitoje
GOtv Boxing Night 14: Majesty ‘ll regret fighting me, boasts Adeosun
Lagos state youths speak …as NFC trains 115 of them in film production
ZealKeyz preaches contentment in new song, Farawe
Mo Abudu soars higher
I Go Dye @ 39: From village to voice of the voiceless
‘Ready Player One’ more-than-ready atop box office
Dasuki facilitated 1983 coup that brought Buhari to power— Jokolo
EDITORIAL: Thugs should not provide security at our airports

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